Cornerback Trevard Lindley and defensive end Jeremy Jarmon have been selected for the Sophomore All-America team chosen by CollegeFootballNews.com. Lindley is on the third team while Jarmon is an honorable-mention choice.
Lindley (Hiram, Ga.) has developed into an outstanding cover corner. He leads the team in pass interceptions with three and pass breakups with eight. His three interceptions came against Louisville, LSU, and Tennessee – setting up the first score in the upset of Louisville, and the other two came in the fourth quarter to help send those games into overtime. Lindley scored his first collegiate touchdown with a fumble return in the win at Arkansas. He also does an excellent job in run support and is second on the team in tackles with 62 stops.
Jarmon (Collierville, Tenn.) leads the Wildcats in quarterback sacks (nine) and tackles for loss (13.5). He is second in the SEC in sacks and ninth in tackles for loss. He totals 58 tackles for the season and also has two caused fumbles, one fumble recovery, and two pass breakups. He was the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week in the win at Vanderbilt.